Sunday Sevens (10th January 2016)


The Sunday Sevens series was created by Nat at Thread and Bobbins to share awesome and exciting things that don’t necessarily deserve a whole post of their own. I have lots and lots I want to share and hopefully this will be the perfect way.

And what a week – my sister got married! Been a mad ol’ one with lots of prep and pre-rest.  Here are some photos from this awesome week…

1 – The week started with me finally trying overnight oats and OH WOW they are delicious! I layered oats and yogurt (I used a Vanilla Mullerlight) in a kilner jar and threw in a chopped up plum. I then put this in the fridge overnight and a fuss free breakfast was waiting for me the next morning. So easy 🙂


2 – I finally used my voucher for the Village Haberdashery from my old job (thanks guys!) to get some gorgeous yarn. I’m getting ready to learn to make socks so I bought two skeins of Malabrigo sock yarn in Violeta Africana and Archangel. I also treated myself to a skein of Malabrigo Merino Worsted in Polar Morn, as I want to make myself a cowl using the same pattern I used for my niece’s Christmas present. This yarn is so squishy! And with the last of the voucher I bought a pom pom maker that can make up to 20 pom poms at a time!


3 – Now for some gorgeous wedding photos … Here is the beautiful bride with me, our Mum, Nana and Grandad. I love my family 🙂


4 – Don’t we scrub up well – here’s me in my bridesmaids dress with my fiance A 😀


5 & 6- My Mum knitted these cute bride and groom bears for the top table and even matched them to my sisters colour scheme.

Sunday Sevens (10th January 2016)

Sunday Sevens (10th January 2016)

7 – And I got all the leftover sugared almonds – YUM!


It’s been a lovely week. Not quite the relaxing start to the New Year I was hoping for but definitely an awesome day. Congratulations to the new Mr and Mrs Vaughan! ❤


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10 comments on “Sunday Sevens (10th January 2016)
  1. Natalie says:

    The wedding photographs are beautiful! Both yours and your sister’s dresses are gorgeous 🙂 I’ve tried to get into overnight oats and I can’t quite grasp that they are cold!

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  2. emmazocco says:

    Such an exciting week! Your mum did a great job with those bears they are so cute. Good luck with the socks (I have no patience for them) 🙂

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  3. You look gorgeous in your bridesmaid’s dress. Love the bears and the yummy yarn. Look forward to seeing the socks.

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  4. nanacathy2 says:

    What a happy week!

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  5. Oooh, can’t wait to see your socks. Malabrigo is so squishy, isn’t it? Congratulations to your sister 🙂

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